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Computer Studies Form 1 End Term 1 Examination 2021

Class: Form 1

Subject: Computer Studies

Level: High School

Exam Category: Form 1 End Term 1 Exams

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TUTORKE EXAMS
Name…………………………………………………………………. Adm No………………
School…………………………………………………………………Signature…………….
Date…………………………………………

COMPUTER STUDIES
TIME: 2HRS
END-TERM 1 FORM 1 (70 MARKS)
1. Explain the following terms as used in computer studies
a) Computer (2 marks)


b) Information (2 marks)


c) Programs (2 marks)


2. State any three functions of a computer (3 marks)


3. State four different parts that make up a computer (4 marks)


4. Give three reasons why a mobile phone is regarded to be a computer (3 marks)


5. Identify and explain five areas where computers are used to process data (10 mks)


6. Computers have evolved through a number of generations. List any 4 characteristics of the first generation of computers. (4marks)


7. a) Give two reasons why smaller computers like Laptops tend to be more expensive than Desktop computers (4marks)


b) List three factors to be considered when purchasing a microcomputer (3 mks)


8. Identify three advantages of using computers in banking (3 mks)


9. (a) Define the term „ computer laboratory‟ ( 1 mks)


(b) Give three factors to be considered when preparing a computer laboratory (3 mks)


c). List down four safety precautions one should observe when entering a computer laboratory (4 mks)


10. Explain four reasons which make microcomputers suitable for personal computing work (8 mks)


11. Differentiate the following types of computers.
(i)Minicomputer and a Supercomputer (2mks)

(ii)Special-purpose (dedicated) computers and General-purpose computers. (2mks)

(iii)Desktop computers and Laptop computers (2mks)

12. Explain the difference between;
i) Digital and analogue computers. (2mks)


ii Random Access Memory and Read Only Memory (2mks)


c) Give four differences between present day’s computers and the older generation of computers (4mks)


 

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